Quality Engineer

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  • Location:

    Fitchburg, United States

  • Sector:

    Quality Engineers

  • Contact:

    Lissa Jerez

  • Published:

    over 3 years ago



  • Developing product quality plans for new product introduction which include requirements for in-process inspections, internal and external quality hold points, FAIs, testing, etc.
  • Driving continuous improvement processes related to business and manufacturing processes.
  • Working with Manufacturing Engineering and Manufacturing to ensure that they understand requirements related to contract compliance, engineering documentation, FAI process, nonconformance process, RCCA process, workmanship standards, etc.
  • Manage production non-conformances and help improve manufacturing quality to achieve DRS NPS
  • quality metrics.
  • Leading on-site audits, evaluate prototypes, and review and approve corrective actions.
  • Conducting  in-process inspections and first article inspections.
  • Review and approve first article inspections.
  • Acting as customer and management interface in resolving and managing customer quality issues and driving root cause and corrective action on manufacturing process and product quality issues.
  • Developing and deploy SPC initiatives.
  • Providing support to quality technicians.


  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical field or equivalent experience and a minimum of 5 years of appropriate industry experience
  • Proficient technical expertise and knowledge including precision machining of components and fabrications for large complex assemblies and rotating machinery
  • Proficient with ISO Standards, 6 Sigma tools, Statistics
  • Ability to read  blue prints and understand industry and military specifications
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, communication, writing and computer skills
  • US citizen required